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Dr. Sashidhar Burla | Intergrated Pest Management | Industry Impact Academic Award

Dr. Sashidhar Burla, ATGC Biotech Private Limited, India

Dr. Sashidhar Burla is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in biotechnology, molecular biology, and agricultural research. Currently serving as Director Techno-Commercial at ATGC Biotech Pvt. Ltd., he oversees innovative projects in biotech innovation. With a Ph.D. from the University of Hyderabad, he has held key roles in prestigious institutions like TERI and CCMB. Dr. Burla’s expertise spans molecular biology techniques, protein biochemistry, and in silico analysis. Noteworthy for his mentoring, he has guided numerous students and researchers. His accolades include top-ranking performances, scholarships, and research awards. Dr. Burla’s contributions to agricultural biotechnology underscore his commitment to advancing scientific frontiers. 🌱


Publication Profile


Dr. Burla is well-versed in diverse scientific domains. His proficiency includes molecular techniques, protein biochemistry, and in silico analysis, underpinned by a robust educational foundation.

Professional Experience

Dr. Sashidhar Burla boasts a rich professional journey spanning various pivotal roles. From serving as Director Techno-Commercial and Project Director at ATGC Biotech Pvt. Ltd., to his contributions as Fellow and Associate Fellow at TERI, he has exhibited expertise in biotechnology and research management.

Research Focus

Dr. Sashidhar Burla’s research focus primarily centers around microbial biotechnology and agricultural microbiology. His extensive work spans areas such as mineral phosphate solubilization by rhizosphere bacteria, transgenic expression of enzymes for enhanced plant growth, and the development of molecular tools for detecting mycorrhizal fungi. With a keen interest in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF), he has contributed significantly to understanding their diversity and ecological roles. Dr. Burla’s dedication to exploring the potential of microorganisms in agriculture underscores his commitment to sustainable and innovative approaches for enhancing crop productivity. 🌱


Publication Top Notes

  1. Supplementary Materials for ‘Global assessment of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus diversity reveals very low endemism’ – Cited by 794 – 2015 📄
  2. Mineral phosphate solubilization by rhizosphere bacteria and scope for manipulation of the direct oxidation pathway involving glucose dehydrogenase – Cited by 242 – 2010 🌱
  3. The isolation and identification of new microalgal strains producing oil and carotenoid simultaneously with biofuel potential – Cited by 93 – 2016 🌿
  4. Ethyl Methanesulfonate Mutagenesis–Enhanced Mineral Phosphate Solubilization by Groundnut-Associated Serratia marcescens GPS-5 – Cited by 79 – 2007 🧬
  5. Transgenic expression of glucose dehydrogenase in Azotobacter vinelandii enhances mineral phosphate solubilization and growth of sorghum seedlings – Cited by 49 – 2009 🌱
  6. Transgenic mineral phosphate solubilizing bacteria for improved agricultural productivity
  7. Glucose dehydrogenase of a rhizobacterial strain of Enterobacter asburiae involved in mineral phosphate solubilization shares properties and sequence homology …
  8. Sacculospora felinovii, a novel arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species (Glomeromycota) from dunes on the west coast of India
  9. Highly Conserved Asp-204 and Gly-776 Are Important for Activity of the Quinoprotein Glucose Dehydrogenase of Escherichia coli and for Mineral Phosphate …
  10. Ethyl methanesulfonate mutagenesis-enhanced mineral phosphate soiubiization by groundnut-associated Serratia marcescens GPS-5


Sashidhar Burla | Intergrated Pest Management | Industry Impact Academic Award

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